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SIS Alumni Relations and Development
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8143

Stephanie Block
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
block@american.edu
202.885.1616

Students and alumni are welcome to make an appointment with the SIS Office of Alumni Relations to learn more about how to take advantage of their AU SIS Alumni Network. Make your appointment today!

Mariel Verdi, SIS/BA '07, MA '10

Mariel Verdi, SIS/BA '07, SIS/MA '10

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Ben Edgar, SIS/BA/11

Ben Edgar, SIS/BA '11

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Sam Olens, SIS/BA '78, MA '80

SIS Alumnus Sam Olens

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James Cramer, BA/SIS '99, MA/MBA '02

SIS ALUMNI PROFILES JAMES

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David Hardison, SIS/MA '12

David Hardison, SIS/MA

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Shanti Shoji, SIS/MA '09

Shanti Shoji, SIS/MA '09

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Jumoke Balogun, SIS/MA '11

Jumoke Balogun, SIS/MA '11

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Joseph Vess, SIS/MA '10

Joseph Vess, SIS/MA '10

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Aldo Prosperi, SIS/BA/MA '09/'10

Aldo Prosperi, SIS/BA/MA '09/'10

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Jeanine Finley, SIS/MA '13

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Fernando Astigueta, SIS/MA '05

SIS alum Fernando Astigueta with Ambassador Peter McKinley.

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Kevin Hagan, SIS/MA '97

Kevin Hagan

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Ann Mangold, SIS/MIS '12

Ann Mangold, SIS/MIS '12

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Ilana Solomon, SIS/MA '11

Ilana Solomon, SIS/MA '11

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Danielle Goldberg, SIS/BA/MA '02/'04

SIS Alumna Danielle Goldberg

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Geeta Raj, SIS/MA '03

SIS Alumna Geeta Raj

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Alexis Shenfil Smart, SIS/MS '12

SIS Alumna Alexis Shenfil Smart

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Karinna Berrospi, SIS/BA/MA ’10, ’11

Karinna Berrospi, SIS/BA/MA '10, '11, overlooking Cape Town, South Africa. Photo courtesy of Karinna Berrospi.

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Ben Williams, SIS/MA ’11

Ben Williams, SIS/MA '11, conducts his research in Bhubaneswar, India. Photo courtesy of Ben Williams.

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Blair Mersinger, SIS/BA ’06, MA ’08

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Trey Lewis, SIS/MA ’11

Trey Lewis, SIS/MA '11, second from right, and other WINS students at the Executive Office Building. Photo Courtesy of Trey Lewis.

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Sonia Checchia, SIS/BA '98

Sonia Checchia

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Eve Bratman, SIS/PhD '09

Professor Eve Bratman holds a frame of AU's campus bees

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David Tannenbaum, SIS/BA '09, SIS/MA/KSB/MBA '12

David Tannenbaum, SIS/BA '09, SIS/MA/KSB/MBA '12

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Kristin Lord, SIS/BA ’91

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Qimmah Najeeullah, SIS/MA ’09

Qimmah Najeeullah

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Mario Gonzalez-Flores, SIS/MA '07

Mario Gonzalez-Flores

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A chart describing the employment of SIS Alumni in 2013.

Our Graduates Are Everywhere

37% nonprofit
27% public
26% private
5% intergovernmental
4% foreign government
1%
self-employed

(77% responded)



The different SIS graduate degree program alumni, over the past 3 years, have worked for a wide range of employers.

Learn more about the careers of SIS graduates here.

Natural Resources and Sustainable Development Alumni

Bridges to Community
Chemonics International
Ecoindustria
Enviva LP
I.M. Systems Group, Inc.
National Parks Conservation Association
Pan American Health Organization
Population Action International
Quantam Energy Services & Technologies
World Resources Institute

Master of International Service Executive Degree Alumni

The Close Up Foundation
Embassy of Peru
Embassy of the Republic of Namibia
Espial Services Inc.
Inter-American Development Bank
International Broadcasting Bureau
Mission of Ecuador to the Organization of American States
The Global Fund for Children
The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Army
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of State

International Economic Relations Alumni

Central Intelligence Agency
Chemonics International
Exoventure Associates, LLC
Fission Strategy
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Protiviti
The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Development Management Alumni

Chemonics International
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Organization of American States
Open Society Foundations
U.S. Agency for International Development
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism
CDC Development Solutions
FHI 360
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Save the Children

U.S. Foreign Policy Alumni

Brookings Institution
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Cato Institute
Defense Intelligence Agency
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Ploughshares Fund
The Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Government Accountability Office
U.S. Senate
United States Institute of Peace

International Development Alumni

Ashoka
Chemonics International
CRDF Global
Crown Agents USA Inc.
DAI
Health Poverty Action
Institute for Reproductive Health
Institute for Sustainable Communities
Inter-American Development Bank
International Food Policy Research Institute
The Microcredit Summit Campaign
The World Bank
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of State
World Vision

International Communication Alumni

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Brookings Institution
International Resources Group (IRG)
National MultiCultural Institute
Nichicon
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor
UPS Capital

Ethics, Peace, & Global Affairs Alumni

American Film Institute SilverDocs
CARE
ELS Educational Services, Inc.
Futures Group
Inter-American Institute of Human Rights
InterAction
International Campaign for Tibet
Law Office of Seth L. Hanson
U.S. Department of Justice
Unity Productions Foundation

Comparative and Regional Studies Alumni

Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The World Bank
Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Department of State
William J. Clinton Foundation
Inter-American Development Bank
U.S. Department of Defense
Solidarity Center

Global Governance, Politics, & Security Alumni

Anham USA, Inc.
DRS Technologies, Inc.
Embassy of India
Enough Project
Federal Bureau of Investigation
IBM
Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy
International Organization for Migration
Kroll Inc.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia
Project on Middle East Democracy
The Fund for Peace
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Secret Service
Voice of America

Global Environment Policy Alumni

World Resources Institute
U.S.-China Business Council
Booz Allen Hamilton
Green Strategies, Inc.
U.S. Geological Survey
Global Environmental Institute
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Climate Nexus
U.S. Department of State
The Pew Charitable Trusts

International Peace and Conflict Resolution Alumni

Booz Allen Hamilton
British Embassy in the United States
Center for Inspired Teaching
Chemonics International
Chevron Africa
Corner Alliance, Inc.
El Sadat Association for Social Development and Welfare
HasNa Inc.
Institute of International Education
InterAction
The Fund for Peace
U.S. Department of Defense
United States Institute of Peace
Women’s Action for New Directions Education Fund